Linum_usitatissimum_bd3_tafel_001

fleax

noun, n., , 7 occ.

Type: plant

Last Update: 16.05.2011 08:59

Old-English: flæx, fleax, flex, flexes, flæsces, flexe,

Latin (Machine generated): BISSUM. Ǵ, PAPAGEN, LINUM, REDIUIUA LINUM, REDIUIUA,.I. LINUM,.I. RESTITUTA,

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References Last Update: 25.09.2020 15:10

  • fleax-gescot;
  • fleax-hamm;
  • fleax-līne;
  • fleax-waran;
  • fleax-æcer;
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Meaning Last Update: 16.05.2011 08:59

  • A: plant: native In cultivation. Clapham (1962,299): "cultivated for production […] scarcely naturalised. Origin unknown, possibly derived from L. bienne."
    Linum usitatissimum L., flax, Saat-Lein
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Comment Last Update: 16.05.2011 09:03

  • Comment on (A): Linum usitatissimum L., flax, Saat-Lein

    For other meanings (cloth, place name element) cf. DOE.

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Occurrences Last Update: 02.11.2010 14:46

  • AldVGo, 1406[1] REDIUIUA LINUM flex
  • AldVNa, 1,1379 REDIUIUA,.I. LINUM,.I. RESTITUTA flex
  • AldVNa, 3,40 REDIUIUA,.I. LINUM,.I. RESTITUTA flex
  • AntK, 154,3[2] BISSUM. Ǵ, PAPAGEN swiþe hwit fleax
  • C 12, MonCa, Korhammer, 24, 3(D, V) LINUM fleax
  • ClSt, L 146 LINUM fleax
  • Mt(Ru), 12,20 LINUM flaex ł lin
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Image Last Update: 16.05.2011 08:59

Linum usitatissimum L., flax, Saat-Lein

Linum_usitatissimum_bd3_tafel_001

Botanical-Information: stylised plate

Source: →reference-information

Thomé, Otto Wilhelm. Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. In 4 Mappen ; 531 Tafeln in naturgetreuen Farben mit 668 Pflanzenarten. Leipzip: Teubner, 1938.

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Research Literature

AldVGo: Goossens, Louis. The Old English Glosses of 'MS. Brussels, Royal Library 1650'. (Aldhelm's De Laudibus Virginitatis) Edited with an introduction, notes and indexes. Klasse der Letteren. Verhandelingen. 36,74. Brussels: Paleis der Academien, 1974.
AldVNa: Napier, Arthur Sampson. Old English Glosses. Anecdota Oxoniensia, Mediaeval and Modern Series. 11. Reprint of Oxford, Clarendon Press 1900. Hildesheim: Olms, 1969.
AntK: Kindschi, Lowell. The Latin-Old English Glossaries in Planton-Moretus Manuscript 43 and British Museum Manuscript Additional 32,246. Unpubl. diss. Stanford University: 1955.
BW III: Bierbaumer, Peter. Der botanische Wortschatz des Altenglischen. Grazer Beiträge zur Englischen Philologie 3. Frankfurt am Main, Bern, Las Vegas: Lang, 1979.
ClSt: Stryker, William Garlington. The Latin-Old English Glossary in MS Cotton Cleopatra A III. Unpubl. diss. Stanford Univ.: 1952.
DOE: Cameron, Angus, Ashley Crandell Amos, Antonette di Paolo Healey, et al. (eds.). Dictionary of Old English (A to G). CD-Rom. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies for the Dictionary of Old English Project, 2008.
Is: Isidorus Hispalensis. Isidori Hispalensis Episcopi Etymologiarum sive Originum Libri XX. Recogn. brevique adnot. crit. instruxit W. M. Lindsay. 1: Libros I - X continens. 2: Libros XI - XX continens. repr. 1911. (Scriptorum classicorum bibliotheca Oxoniensis) Oxonii: Typogr. Clarendoniano, 1966.
Li, Ru (= Mt, Mk, Lk, Jn): Skeat, Walter William. The Four Gospels in Anglo-Saxon, Northumbrian, and Old Mercian Versions. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1871.
WW, Prosp, Br: Wright, Thomas. Anglo-Saxon and Old English Vocabularies. 2nd ed. by Richard Paul Wülcker. Reprint of the 1884 ed. published by Trübner, London. Vol. 1: Vocabularies. Vol. 2: Indices. New York: Gordon, 1976.
Diefenbach, Lorenz. Glossarium Latino-Germanicum Mediae et Infimae Aetatis. Frankfurt am Main: Bär, 1857.
Lendinara, Patrizia. "The Glossaries in London, BL, Cotton Cleopatra A. iii." In: _Mittelalterliche volkssprachige Glossen: Internationale Fachkonferenz des Zentrums für Mittelalterstudien der Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg 2. bis 4. August 1999._ Ed. Rolf Bergmann, Elvira Glaser, and Claudine Moulin-Fankhänel. Heidelberg: Winter, 2001. 189-215.
MS Oxford, Bodleian, Auct. D.2.19.
MS Brussels, Bibliotheque Royale, 1650.
MS Hereford, Cathedral, P.i.17.
MS Oxford, Bodleian, Digby 146.
MS Antwerp, Plantin-Moretus Museum, 47.
MS London, British Library, Add. 32246.
MS London, British Library, Cotton Cleopatra A.iii.
Rusche, Philip Guthrie. The Cleopatra Glossaries. Diss. Yale Univ. Yale University, 1996.
Voss, Manfred. "Strykers Edition des alphabetischen Cleopatraglossars: Corrigenda und Addenda." AAA 13:2 (1988): 123-138.
[1]:

N.: "REDIUIUA = "LANA CLENUA COLORE TINCTA" […] FLEX renders LINUM."

[2]:

Cf. Is. 19,27,4: BYSSUM GENUS EST QUODDAM LINI NIMIUM CANDIDI ET MOLLISSIMI, QUOD GRAECI PAPATEN VOCANT. Also cf. Diefenbach s.v. BISSUS: GRECI PAPACEM VOCANT.